Prevention Intervention
Resource Center

Welcome to the Prevention Intervention Resource Center (PIRC). PIRC serves as a repository for publicly available resources that may be helpful for HIDTA communities as they work to advance their evidence-based prevention programming.

For ADAPT training, event, and campaign resources, visit our ADAPT Resources page.

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FREE eLearning to support your prevention work

Get started on our first course, Substance Use Prevention Fundamentals, and access previous technical webinars on fundamental prevention concepts and practices.

Coming soon…Fundamentals of Law Enforcement


Registries of evidence-based programs

Athena Forum’s Best Practices Toolkit

Toolkit to support best practice prevention programming.

Blueprints for Healthy Youth Development

Registry of promising, model, and model plus prevention interventions.

California Evidence-Based Clearinghouse for Child Welfare

Searchable database of child welfare related programs that provides descriptions and information on research evidence for specific programs.

CASEL’s Guide to Social and Emotional Learning Programs

Guide of preschool to high school social and emotional learning programs.

Cochrane Collaborative & Library

The Cochrane Library is a collection of databases that contain different types of high-quality, independent evidence to inform healthcare decision-making.

Institute of Education Sciences What Works Clearinghouse: Behavior Programs

Summarize findings from research reviews to determine which programs have evidence supporting their effectiveness.

National Institute of Corrections

Evidence-based resources on processes and programs specific to the justice system.

PEW Results First Clearinghouse Database

Resource that brings together information on the effectiveness of programs from nine national clearinghouses.

SAMHSA Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center

The Evidence-Based Practices Resource Center provides communities, clinicians, policy-makers and others with the information and tools to incorporate evidence-based practices into their communities or clinical settings.

University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute’s What Works for Health Tool

The What Works for Health tool is designed to help communities identify evidence-informed policies, programs, and system changes to improve the variety of factors that affect health.

Washington State Institute for Public Policy (WSIPP)

Benefit-costs results for public health and prevention programs.

Come Learn With Us!

Visit the HIDTA Prevention Learning Management System and get started on our first eLearning course: Substance Use Prevention Fundamentals.

All completed learning activities provide free NAADAC continuing education credits.